Toxic Family Secrets and Silences w/ Joachim Lafosse

Listen to our podcast conversation with Joachim Lafosse, director of A Silence, from the 2023 San Sebastián International Film Festival.

TFV‘s Matt Micucci continues his Showcast coverage of the 2023 San Sebastián International Film Festival with a free-flowing conversation with Joachim Lafosse. The renowned Belgian director presented one of the most buzzed-about titles from the festival’s official selection, A Silence, starring Daniel Auteuil and Emmanuelle Devos.

The film finds him revisiting some aspects of his previous themes, including dark family secrets and the psychological warfare of domestic settings. In this podcast conversation, Lafosse talks about family, perversion and power, and shares his profound interest in psychoanalysis, his thoughts on contemporary mainstream cinema and much more.

Showcast is a series of candid podcast conversations from film festivals and film markets, presented by The Film Verdict and hosted by Matt Micucci.

(Featured photo: Les Films du Losange)

  • A poster of the 2024 AVP Summit, which took place in Reggio Calabria, Italy.
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